Castle Rocks Park Jam, organised by Castle Rocks Breakdance Championships is set to take over St Andrew’s Square in Edinburgh on Saturday 30 July as part of Big Dance Edinburgh.

The Castle Rocks Park Jam will be a free event for anyone wishing to take part alongside local breakers, lockers and poppers to party together in public.

The Big Dance Edinburgh weekend, part of Big Dance 2012, will take over Edinburgh city centre from Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July with free events including over 100 performances from dance schools in and around Edinburgh, taster sessions, flashmobs and more in partnership with Dance Base and commissioned by Creative Scotland.

The Castle Rocks Park Jam is expected to attract thousands to attend, take part and watch its performances and impromptu battles, hosted by One Oz, Silver Tongue and Tony Thrills with music from DJs Isla Blige, Naledi, Nasty P, and P-Stylz.

Castle Rocks Park Jam confirmed crews

With more dance crews to be confirmed
Flying Jalapenos

Heavy Smokers
Jackin’ the Box
Psycho Stylez
Random Aspekts

Castle Rocks Park Jam will take place at St Andrew’s Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD from 5.30pm until 8.30pm and is free to the public.

Big Dance 2012

Big Dance 2012 is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of dance with events taking part around the UK in the Olympic year. As part of the Scottish Government’s policy to Get Scotland Dancing, Dance Base has received investment from Creative Scotland to produce a celebration of dance.

Other events that are part of Big Dance 2012 events across the UK include the Breathe the Beat tour of the Midlands and the New Movementz Under 18s Battles in East London.

The Castle Rocks Breakdance Championships is a breaking competition that takes place annually in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August where invited international b-boys battle local breakers.